How We Work

How We Work

Our reasons for becoming financial professionals are deeply personal. We repeatedly saw many friends and family struggling to find the help they needed to map out their financial future. We are confident that with our understanding of personal finance, coupled with our training as financial professionals, we can help people better prepare for the future. After years in the business, we have developed a reputation for educating individuals in an easy-to-understand manner so they can grasp personal finance and use those concepts to pursue their financial objectives. We feel a commitment to our community.

Our team approach adds perspective to all we do and provides increased benefits to our clients.

Meet Our Team

George Byykkonen

Vice President, LPL Financial Advisor

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George has been providing investment advice and financial services to individuals and businesses in Platteville and the surrounding area since 1996. Having been in the investment field since 1990 and specializing in helping his clients work towards their retirement goals, he is able to provide them the guidance they need to pursue the retirement of their dreams. 

George currently lives in southwest Wisconsin with his wife Diane and has two children, Ashley and Nicholas.

Tyler Kennicker

LPL Financial Advisor

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Tyler graduated from UW-Platteville in 2006 with a B.S. in Business Administration and emphasis in Finance. While at UW-Platteville, Tyler joined Student Senate and the UW-P Investment Club where he was President for two years. He joined the Mound City Investment Services Group in April 2008 and strives to provide the highest level of client service and satisfaction. Tyler has a values-based approach to financial planning and believes “you must take the time to personally know each individual customer if you are going to give them the best service possible.” He also has a passion for serving the communities where he works and is a volunteer firefighter for the Cobb/Eden Volunteer Fire Department. When Tyler is not behind his desk or attending meetings, you can find him coaching youth sports and spending time with his wife, Christi, and family. 

Linda Brugger

Client Relationship Manager

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Linda joined Mound City Investment Services in June of 2020.  She attended Western Michigan University where she majored in Industrial Psychology and Human Resources.  Linda has spent many years managing stores and believes that providing the best level of service to all her customers is the number one priority.  When not working or visiting her kids, Linda is helping her husband Scott take care of their small farm of mini cattle. 

Hailey Barth

Customer Service Associate



Hailey Joined Mound City Bank Investment Services in December of 2023. She attended Southwest Wisconsin Technical College for Ag Business. Having been in customer service for years, Hailey enjoys connecting and building relationships with her customers to provide the best service possible.  Hailey grew up in Belmont, Wisconsin on a farm where they milked dairy cows and goats. In her free time Hailey enjoys hanging out on the farm with her family.